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London International Animation Festival: Closing Gala - The Best of the Fest at the Barbican

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Time 16:00
Date 09/12/18
Price £15.6
  • Produced by LIAF
  • Price £15 + £0.60 booking fee, £14 concessions
  • Get ready for the very best films of LIAF 2018.
  • Bring along your animated friends.
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  • See you at Barbican

Catch the best of this year's LIAF films, chosen by an industry-judging panel and audience votes, before the curtain comes down on another year at the London International Animation Festival.

Emerging from whopping a pile of 2,600 entries, LIAF have put together a series of screenings that showcase the best 117 new films from around the globe. This has been your annual window into the world of international indie animation.

From these 117 films, the judges will ponder and argue out their choices. You saw them, you voted. The LIAF Director will occasionally sneak in one or two that got missed.

Awards will be announced by the festival director and judges and award-winning directors welcomed to the stage to say a few words. Awards are given for the best film in each competition session, ‘Best British Film’, ‘Best Sound Design’ and the overall ‘Best of the Festival Film’.

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COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend London International Animation Festival: Closing Gala - The Best of the Fest at the Barbican at 14:00 on Sunday 09 December. To enter the competition, send an email to vienna@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: Fun fact: The first animated cartoon character to have a statue erected in his honour was Popeye in 1937. It is in Crystal City, the spinach capital of the USA.

So, if Popeye was the first to have a statue erected in his honour, which animated cartoon character had the honour of being the first to appear solo on a US postage stamp?

A: .1) Batman .2) Shaggy Rogers .3) Bugs Bunny .4) Beavis